Introduction To Project Management In-Class

Executive Certificate In Project Management Evening

Introduction To Project Management (In-Class)

In this rapidly changing global marketplace, organizations need to improve business processes or introduce new products and services to remain competitive. Even non-profit and governmental organizations need to continually find more efficient methods of providing services. Projects provide those results. An individual who can lead projects to a successful completion is a highly prized and valuable resource.


On Campus
or Live Virtual
Sept. 4 - 6, 2024
9:00am - 5:00pm
24 Hours - PDUs
2.4 CEUs
$1,100* **EARLY BIRD: Register and pay by July 21, 2024 and pay only $990!



Florida Atlantic University's Introduction to Project Management guides participants through the complete life cycle of a project from concept to closure. Participants will leave with a portfolio of project management tools and techniques which support the delivery of projects on schedule, within budget and with minimal risk.

This course will lay the foundation of project management methodology and practical application, focusing on best practices in project management as determined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).



Using presentations, lessons, and group assignments, this course will walk through the entire life cycle of a project.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss projects using PMBOK® Guide terminology
  • Develop an integrated project plan using world-class best practices
  • Acquire and develop the right project team
  • Execute the integrated project plan
  • Monitor and control progress against the baseline plan
  • Manage stakeholder expectations
  • Manage and control change
  • Close the project and transition the results


There are no specific requirements to enroll in this course other than an interest in learning more about Project Management.

Candidates for this class include:

  • New and current project managers who wish to be introduced to the methodology and effective practice of project management
  • Individuals who would like to take on project management responsibilities
  • Individuals who desire to start working toward a PMI® certification

Note: This is an introductory course and not a certification preparation course

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  • Presentations, Lessons, and Assignments provided to participants in a student workbook and included in tuition

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Florida Atlantic University's Project Management Certification Programs are approved by The Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Florida Atlantic University is an Authorized Training Provider (ATP®) approved by The Project Management Institute (PMI)® in addition to being one of PMI®'s Registered Educational Providers (R.E.P.)®.

Professional Development Units

All programs will generate Continuing Education/Professional Development Units (CEU/PDU) credits that may be applied toward receiving and maintaining The Project Management Institute's (PMI)® credentials.

PMP®, CAPM®, PMI-SP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-PBA®, and PMI-ACP® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



Barbara Zimmerman

Barbara Zimmerman

FAU Instructor

Barbara Zimmerman, (MSPM, BSIM, PMP®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-ACP®) has over 20 years experience in the Information Technology industry with half of that in project management.

As both a consultant and employee, she has obtained experience in the utilities, manufacturing, education, software development, and financial industries. As a trainer, she has delivered workshops in PMP® Exam Prep Certification, Project Management using Microsoft Project, and the Microsoft Office tools.

Also, Barbara had earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree in Project Management at George Washington University.



FAU Executive Education - Introduction To Project Management (In-Class)

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